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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 12:08 AM
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

March 5th was the last time he logged in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 04:54 PM
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

On the fuel issue, just to be sure you understand, gas will not ignite in it's liquid state. It has to be vaporized to a specific ratio with air to ignite. It is very easy to "flood" a carbureted...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 10:05 AM
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

No, that distributor requires a specific carburetor to work. It needs a mixed signal from both above and below the throttle plate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 12:19 PM
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Also, when you check the spark at the plug, is it a bright blue spark?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 12:18 PM
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

The compression numbers don't look that bad for unseated rings, so that should rule out any valve issues. So about has to be an ignition problem. Can you post a couple of photos of the distributor in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 08:09 PM
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Compression test will tell you about all you need to know about valve adjustment. If you don't have a gauge think you can borrow one from most auto parts places.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By JSeery
Re: Trouble shoot 1950 8Ba initial start up Help

Before you start taking things apart, need to check what you are doing. A compression gauge will give you a good indication if the valve clearance is anywhere near correct. If there is a spark and...
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